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Event Operations and Marketing Intern (Houston, TX)



This position reports to the PR & Events Manager and will help coordinate event production and marketing efforts for Magical Winter Lights, the largest lantern festival in the United States and the larger holiday event in Houston.

Interns will have the chance to gain experience in coordinating the many details that go into creating excellent large-scale events. Interns will be exposed to a variety of event administration tasks, including event marketing, customer service, human resources, vendor relationship management, and more. Individuals in this position will work both in the office and on the event grounds, becoming familiar with all daily festival operations. During this time, event interns will get the chance to see what goes on behind the scenes of large scale events and also experience the magical event that work produces.

Minimum Employment Qualifications:

Age 18 or older

High school diploma or equivalent degree (pursuing Bachelor degree preferred)

Event Marketing or Operations experience preferred

Legal working status in the United States


Drafting creative marketing copy to be posted on the web, social media, or as press releases

Interacting with festival guests

Helping with staff management administration including scheduling and payroll

General office administrative duties including answering phones, supply runs, and recording meeting minutes.

Assist in correspondence with potential sponsors, vendors and other event related partners.

Assist in organizing expenses, acquiring quotes from operational service providers.

Assist in marketing and PR campaigning planning.

Assist in planning, logistics, and execution of projects.Conduct event related research.

Physical & Other Requirements:

Able to stand and walk for extended periods of time

Able to work outdoors and in a variety of weather conditions

Friendly customer service attitude, strong ability to communicate with others

Must have reliable transportation

Must be available to work afternoon hours, weekends as well as holidays if scheduled (Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day)

Additional Desired Qualifications:

Bilingual in Spanish or Mandarin Chinese

How To Apply

Send resume, first and last name, and a valid phone number to info@peoplegeneration.com with subject line "Event Marketing & Operations Intern".